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Concerning attic insulation

Nathan Adolph | Posted in GBA Pro Help on

My furnace is in the attic. Also, I live in Oklahoma City.

Should I put insulation between the roof rafters? Does there need to be a moisture barrier against the roof sheathing? How should it be properly installed?

I purchased unfaced insulation. Can I still use this? And what will be the way to install?

I would very much like to hear from you and get the best way to use what I have at this point.
Thank you,
Nathan Adolph

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  1. GBA Editor
    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Nathan,
    If your furnace is located in a vented, unconditioned attic, then I definitely recommend that you install insulation at the sloping roof line to bring your attic inside your home's conditioned space.

    To learn everything you need to know to do the work, read this article: Creating a Conditioned Attic.

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